Sounds like Al Viro and Andrea Arcangelli.
Systems Architect, CCNA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ingo Molnar [mailto:mingo@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2001 3:52 AM
> To: Keith Owens
> Cc: Tux mailing list; XFS Mailing list
> Subject: Re: XFS+Tux = patch trouble
> On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Keith Owens wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Nov 2001 09:20:08 +0100 (CET),
> > Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >it would be nice if SGI folks pushed harder for XFS's
> integration into the
> > >mainstream kernel.
> > We have been trying hard since at least 2.4.5. I split the big XFS
> > patch into digestible chunks, separating the core XFS code from the
> > add on stuff like kdb, lvm, dmapi, quota. We have been sending mail
> > to Linus about the core XFS patches since June 5, 2001. Response -
> > total silence. Not even "I don't like it", we get no
> response at all.
> i dont think Linus is the first step needed. XFS is pretty
> intrusive in
> the VFS area, so i guess you should first sort out the necessery VFS
> modifications with Al Viro? And then go step by step forward.
> I mean, we
> are in a stable kernel branch and this is a pretty big patch even just
> counting the core changes.